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by hvsmith
Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Experience with Reglan????
Replies: 18
Views: 1570

Re : Experience with Reglan????

<r>Hi Nikkole,<br/> <br/> I'm glad to offer you some of the things I have been reading about regarding your milk supply. I have been following your posts closely. I have my own milk supply issues due to a prior breast surgery. First of all, I would use Reglan very cautiously, as depression is a very...
by hvsmith
Fri Jul 25, 2008 01:31 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Volunteer of the Year
Replies: 38
Views: 3106

Re : Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations, Caryn! You really deserve it. I am always so thankful to read your posts and amazed at your wealth of knowledge! We are all better off having you here on the forums!
by hvsmith
Thu Jul 24, 2008 05:10 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Griffin's birth story...
Replies: 26
Views: 1340

Re : Griffin's birth story...

<t>Kathy -- I had been thinking about you when I went through my postpartum "issues"... I remember you having to deal with similar things. Glad it's over for us both.<br/> <br/> Heather, I am really interested in the SNS. I tried it with my other son born in 2001, but I didn't like using it. I thoug...
by hvsmith
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Griffin's birth story...
Replies: 26
Views: 1340

Re : Griffin's birth story...

<t>Thanks everyone!!! I am very blissful, although tired and constantly in need of more time! I'll take it, though. Caryn -- nursing is a challenge, mostly because of the breast surgery I had. Right now I am taking some different herbs and looking into a couple med options for increasing milk supply...
by hvsmith
Tue Jul 22, 2008 02:52 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Anything I can do to ripen my cervix?
Replies: 17
Views: 4945

Re : Anything I can do to ripen my cervix?

<t>One more thing to ask about, going along with the foley catheter idea. I was induced at 39 weeks (12 years ago) and they used laminaria. According to my doc who just attended the birth of my baby 2 weeks ago, it is an "old school" method, but it works. It works the same way as the foley catheter ...
by hvsmith
Wed Jul 16, 2008 06:17 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Griffin's birth story...
Replies: 26
Views: 1340

Griffin's birth story...

<r>Hi everyone!<br/> <br/> I have been wanting to write a recap of the birth since I had Griffin a week ago but you know how time gets away from you when you're dealing with new baby issues! I finally have some time here so...<br/> <br/> First, I just want to say a big THANK YOU for all of your hear...
by hvsmith
Sat Jul 12, 2008 08:26 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: My son is here... I'm still in the hospital
Replies: 22
Views: 1753

My son is here... I'm still in the hospital

<r>Hi everyone,<br/> <br/> Thanks for all the well-wishes. I am thrilled to say that Griffin was born at 9:15 pm on July 8! He is huge -- 9 lbs, 2 oz and 21" long. He is very cute, alert and sweet. I had my VBAC! It was everything I hoped it would be, although we needed to augment the labor with pit...
by hvsmith
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Yippeeeeee!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 915

Yippeeeeee!!!

<t><br/> Hi!<br/> <br/> Guess what???<br/> <br/> My water just broke!!!!!!! :) YAY!!!!!! You guys are the very best with all your well wishes and positive energy! I just love you all! I'll be heading to hosp. soon so I can be monitored for the VBAC and will post as soon as I can :)<br/> <br/> xoxoxo...
by hvsmith
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: not complaining, just ironic...
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re : not complaining, just ironic...

Hi guys!!! Craziness! About to update the regular forum!! ;)
by hvsmith
Mon Jul 07, 2008 04:56 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: not complaining, just ironic...
Replies: 5
Views: 481

not complaining, just ironic...

<t><br/> Hi friends,<br/> <br/> Well, just an update. I am... wait for it... 4 days past my due date. In a billion years, I NEVER would have thought that this would happen to me. I have had so many pregnancy/fertility issues, DH and I can't believe we made it this far. We have had everything for the...

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